Frank Muffin is performing the entire Beatles’ record Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band Saturday evening at Lafayette Theater. The proceeds of the night benefit Therapeion Therapeutic Riding Center in Brookston. Therapeion provides "equine assisted programs for persons with disabilities, children who have been victims of violence or abuse, veterans with disabilities, and for youth learning life skills." WBAA's John Clare spoke to Hans and Brittany Rees from Frank Muffin about the event, including having 22 musicians on stage, and how the idea came together.
Learn more about the concert here.
Frank Muffin is a Classic Alternative Rock band in Lafayette. Formed in 2011, Frank Muffin began as an acoustic trio, and quickly became a staple at local/community events such as Mosey Down Main Street.
Therapeion’s mission is "to facilitate the healing of body and spirit through the interaction between humans and horses." More information about Therapeion can be found on their website, www.therapeiontrc.com.
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was the eighth studio album by the Beatles. Released in May 1967 in the United Kingdom and June 1967 in the United States, it was an immediate success. Sgt Pepper's was lauded by critics for its "innovations in music production, songwriting and graphic design, for bridging a cultural divide, and for providing a musical representation of its generation and the contemporary counterculture." It won 4 Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year.